The music and culture of the 1980s will flash back to downtown Las Vegas this summer as Fremont Street Experience presents “Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely ’80s” summer concert series and festival. The 100-day promotion will kick off
Other early bookings include Dale Bozzio and Missing Persons on Saturday, June 4, and Loverboy on Saturday, Aug. 6. Additional headliner concerts are also scheduled for June 18, July 2, July 9, July 23 and Aug. 20.
Along with headliner concerts, Fremont Street Experience will feature tribute bands of iconic ’80s artists, plus cover bands playing ’80s music throughout the summer. There will also be a production show titled “VJ Invasion: Launchdate 8.1.81” to commemorate the video music generation that began Aug. 1, 1981, with the birth of MTV.
Blackwood is synonymous with ’80s music and her radio shows can be heard regularly on Sirius XM channel “80s on 8” and on syndicated radio shows “Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely ’80s” and “Nina Blackwood’s
This will be the third year of the summer concert series at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Vegas, where Las Vegas began.
Blackwood will also be featured nightly on Viva Vision with a 100-day countdown of her greatest artists and songs of the ’80s.
Fremont Street Experience is one of the top attractions in Las Vegas, annually drawing over 16 million visitors to downtown. The five-block urban pedestrian mall connects 10 famous downtown hotel-casinos — Binion’s,
Along with the free concerts and stage shows, Fremont Street Experience is renowned for Viva Vision, the largest video screen in the world. Viva Vision is 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall. It features 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.
Throughout the summer the nightly lineup of Viva Vision shows includes “
For complete information on the lineup of headliner concerts and nightly entertainment, visit www.vegasexperience.com to plan an experience that will take you back to the ’80s. You can also become a
—Paul Rogers, Custom Publishing Writer